Prospect loans proceed throughout the league as NHL groups attempt to discover enjoying time for his or her younger expertise. A flurry of strikes had been introduced as we speak, together with:
- Whereas Libor Hajek of the New York Rangers was alleged to be heading to HC Kometa Brno, he’ll now be a part of HC Olomouc of the Czech skilled league as a substitute. In an interview with iSport, Hajek confirmed the change and defined that it’s nearer to the place he’s presently dwelling and coaching. Now 22, Hajek performed in 28 video games for the Rangers this season, recording 5 factors. The 37th general decide from 2016, he was a part of the Ryan McDonagh commerce in 2018 with the Tampa Bay Lightning.
- Daniil Tarasov, one other member of the Columbus Blue Jackets goaltending pipeline, will take his abilities to the KHL for this season, joining HC Salavat Yulaev for 2020-21. Tarasov, 21, performed in Finland final season on loan from the Blue Jackets and put up an .899 save share in 41 matches. The 6’5″ Russian goaltender was a third-round decide in 2017 and is within the second 12 months of his three-year entry-level contract with Columbus.
- Together with Jesse Ylonen, whose identify was introduced up yesterday, Niclas Almari may even be loaned to the Lahti Pelicans in Finland. The 22-year-old defenseman was signed by the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2019 and performed 51 video games with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins this season. Whereas Ylonen is simply abroad till an NHL season begins, Almari will probably be staying with the Pelicans for the complete 2020-21 season in line with the workforce.